G&A Digital Analyst Co-op (July-Dec 2021)

Req ID #:  105416

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 US

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 


Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 


As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   


Job Summary

We are seeking a G&A (General & Administrative) Digital Analyst Co-op for our G&A Digital team to be located remotely in the U.S.

An Internship/Co-op at Charles River Labs provides real world, hands-on experience for college students looking to gain knowledge and skills required for your career field of choice, while giving you an unparalleled internship experience.  We are dedicated to ensuring our Co-op/Intern population can experience the ability to Grow, Perform, and Succeed during their time on board. 


The G&A Digital Analyst Co-op will be utilized to assist various initiative/project teams in assessing and building communication and organizational change material to enable change s for the G&A function throughout the organization.    
In addition, the Co-op will have the opportunity to work on process improvements as well as analysis and planning activities all to help Charles River Labs save time and money in a real-world environment. 


The following are the responsibilities related to the G&A Digital Analyst Co-op position:

  • Update and/or create existing training materials
  • Automate some key existing training materials 
  • Update OCM/training templates 
  • Support planning efforts for communications 
  • Execute against communication plan
  • Perform all other duties as assigned 
  • Draft communications for approval as needed
  • Craft a change impact assessment for the user population and incorporate ways to address in OCM/training plans
  • Work to engage project team and end users
  • Work closely with the Portfolio Lead as well as Initiative/Project Managers of individual projects

Job Qualifications

The following are the qualifications related to the G&A Digital Analyst Co-op position:

  • Student currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor’s OR Master’s degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance, Management, Analytics, or other related fields
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Ability to fulfill a 6-month Co-op position within the July-December 2021 time frame
  • Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to plan at a detailed level
  • Critical thinking and analysis skills 
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with MS Excel and other MS Office program



IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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